Swedish 3

Practical Information

Please be aware that this course is not on offer at the moment. Our apologies for the inconvenience.

No. of lessons: 12 sessions
Preparation: Approximately 2 hours per session
Language of instruction Swedish/Dutch
Course load: The course load is 56 hours. On request a Course load declaration form can be issued. The student should enquire with their department whether course participation can be converted into credits.
Start courses: See Course programme on this page.
Advice: You are advised to register in good time. A week before the start of the course the decision will be taken whether or not the course will take place, depending on the number of participants.

Course Fees

Course Programme and Enrolment

For information on the current programme and in order to enrol, please follow the link below. You can enroll until a week before the start of the course. Individuals can pay by Credit Card (Mastercard or VISA) or iDeal. 

                        current programme - lesson times - enrolment

Holidays 2014-2015

3 October, 20-26 October, 23 February - 1 March, 3-6 April, 27 April, 4-10 May, 14 and 15 May, 25 May .

If classes are canceled due to unforeseen circumstances, they will be added on to the end of the course. Please take into account courses may end later than scheduled.

Target Group and Admission Requirements

The course is intended for adults with a higher education diploma, including both students and staff members of Leiden University, as well as interested parties who have no connection to Leiden University. The course is open to persons aged 17 or older who have completed a secondary school education. Participants who have successfully completed the Swedish 2 course of the Academic Language Centre, or who can prove in some other way that they possess the required entry level can sign up.

Course material

* Rivstart Textbok A1+ A2, ISBN 9789127434202
* Övningsbok A1 + A2, ISBN 9789127434219
(This course covers chapters 13-18)

You are requested to arrange your own purchase of the course material. The books are available at most good bookstores.

A preview of the course material is available on this website.


The course level is indicated with the help of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Skills Starting level Target level
Listening A2.1 A2.2
Reading A2.1 A2.2
Speaking production A2.1 A2.2
Speaking interaction A2.1 A2.2
Writing A2.1 A2.2

Click on the skills for further clarification.

Last Modified: 10-11-2016